The Force Awakens at Blackburn Park

Not literally, but the hit Star Wars movie “The Force Awakens” will be shown on the lawn at Blackburn Park on Saturday, July 30 at 9 pm. Food trucks and Nerf games for kids are also on the ticket for the evening’s festivities, brought to you by B98.5’s “B at the Movies” series. 
Concessions will be available, and attendees may set up their own food, chairs and blankets.  “Nerf wars” for children 12 and under will start at 7 p.m. BYO Nerf toys. 
Blackburn Park is located at 3493 Ashford Dunwoody Road in Brookhaven.

Atlanta Community Unites to Throw “BBQ, Booze & Buffalo Dip” Fundraiser to benefit the Elizabeth Zweigel Health Trust

– September 1 Community Event Will Help Raise Money for Local Mom Who Recently Became a Quadrilateral Amputee and Highlight National Sepsis Awareness Month –

The Atlanta community is coming together on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016, to throw a “Party with a Purpose:” a college football kickoff party benefiting the Elizabeth Zweigel Health Trust. The event, which will be held at Sweetwater Brewing Company, will help raise money to support the medical expenses of Elizabeth Zweigel, a Brookhaven resident and mother of two young children who recently lost all four limbs due to an unexpected illness. Read More »

DHS student wins Atlanta Junior Golf Club Championship

IMG_1839Dunwoody High School sophomore Jack Kerdasha is the winner of Atlanta Junior Golf’s 42nd annual 18-Hole Club Championship. Kerdasha competed against 25 golfers in the club division to win the championship with a two-stroke lead. He shot an 83 and 84 at the two-day event held at Eagles’ Landing Country Club.

Kerdasha will next compete in Atlanta Junior Golf’s season ending championship at TPC Sugarloaf. He is a member of the DHS golf team, the DHS Marching Band, and will serve as 2016-17 sophomore class president.


Mary Beth Spence
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Musical Theater Center Atlanta Presents Mulan Jr.

Mulan-JrMusical Theater Center Atlanta proudly presents Disney’s Mulan Jr. on Saturday, July 30th at 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at Brandon Hall School, Kimbrell Auditorium, 1701 Brandon Hall Drive, Atlanta.

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Purchase tickets online at or call 1-866-967-8167.

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Riley Salon Giveaway: Free Keratin Treatment ($300 Value!)







Here’s what you can win:

Keratin Treatment ($300 Value) lasts 5 months and controls 90% of frizz!

Riley Salon is proud to offer the Keratin Complex Treatment by Coppola at our Atlanta hair salon.  We researched several products and decided on the Keratin Treatment by Coppola because of the superior results we can achieve with this product.

Click here to see our answers to the Keratin Complex Treatment FAQs

 Here’s how you can win:

  1. Click here to go to the Riley Salon Facebook Page
  2. Like their page
  3. Post a comment that indicates that you are an Aha! Subscriber AND why you want/need this free Keratin Treatment!
  4. If you do not have FaceBook you can still enter this contest.  Click the following link to add a comment to this post: Giveaway:  Free Keratin Treatment from Riley Salon ($300 Value) (scroll down to the “leave a  comment” box)
  5. The CEO of prizes will randomly select a winner on Friday, July 29.

Good Luck!


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Karen Cannon Realtors – Your Local Real Estate Expert!

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Karen Cannon Realtors is a team of the most talented, experienced and marketing savvy real estate professionals in Atlanta and we are the Dunwoody and Sandy Springs Experts!
Our commitment to being the local experts and setting new standards of extraordinary service has earned us the reputation as the most trusted and fastest growing independent real estate firm in North Atlanta. We know the neighborhoods, the best school districts and the realities of your Atlanta commute. Whether you are buying or selling, we’re here to help. We are the only firm in Georgia providing free 3D Tours of all of our listings! Check out this amazing technology here. Read More »

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Financial Innovations LLC – How to Choose an Advisor?

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I often hear from potential clients – “When should I hire an advisor?” I will leave that topic for another article. Once I know I need an advisor, how do I choose an advisor? This is a large part of your financial plan. Here are some tips on helping you choose an advisor.

Advisors come in many forms – fee-only, fee-based, and commission. The first step is to discover which type of advisor you wish to retain. The second step is to ask people you trust if they have a referral. If you are not comfortable with this, you can go on linked in and search and see how many people you know are linked in with a certain advisor. You can also look at the advisor’s biography on his or her website.

The second step is to check This website offers a way for you, the client, to review if the advisor has any disciplinary actions against him or her. Next you should call the advisor and speak to him or her briefly on the phone and get to know them.

Finally, meet with the advisor. I recommend meeting at their office so you can get to know the advisor better, and for the advisor to get to know you better. Preferably this is a complimentary meeting. Make sure you ask how the advisor is compensated.

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